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News Analysis | 6/10/2019 | Post a comment
Deployments of cable distributed access architectures and network virtualization aren't going gangbusters yet, but recent activities in Europe also show that it's not at a standstill, either.
News Analysis | 6/7/2019 | 3 comments
Cable technologists say DAA rollouts have not ramped up as expected this year because of a variety of factors but still express optimism about 2020 prospects.
News Analysis | 6/6/2019 | Post a comment
Even though cable's 10-Gig-enabling broadband spec, Full Duplex DOCSIS, hasn't hit the streets yet, some leading industry engineers are already laying the groundwork for a future DOCSIS spec that would support symmetrical speeds of up to 25 Gigs.
News Analysis | 6/3/2019 | Post a comment
Following Arris acquisition, CommScope brings new wares and technologies to this week's Anga Com event in Germany.
News Analysis | 5/21/2019 | Post a comment
New open source project from CableLabs focuses on 'Dual Channel WiFi' technology that can set up dedicated channels for specific apps and traffic types such as streaming video and online gaming.
News Analysis | 5/13/2019 | Post a comment
Even as it carries out its phased retreat from the European continent, Liberty Global is trying to stem video sub losses and spur fresh revenue growth with a slate of new product and service offerings.
News Analysis | 5/10/2019 | Post a comment
Arris is off to a sluggish start, but hopeful that business will pick up as operators bulk up on DOCSIS 3.1 network capacity and start to snap up customer premises equipment.
LRTV Documentaries | 5/6/2019 | Post a comment
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News Analysis | 5/2/2019 | Post a comment
Cable and wireless network access vendor reports revenues sank by more than half in Q1 as broadband product and service contracts fell across the board.
News Analysis | 4/22/2019 | Post a comment
Our shortlist for this Leading Lights category features eight solid contenders.
News Analysis | 4/4/2019 | 3 comments
Strategic aim of the merger centers on prep for the 5G transition, network convergence and complementary wireless tech spanning both licensed and unlicensed spectrum.
News Analysis | 4/4/2019 | 1 comment
Virtualization group retooling to support industry's new Flexible MAC Architecture amid recent departure of two execs focused on NFV and SDN, sources say.
News Analysis | 3/28/2019 | Post a comment
Softening pricing on key set-top box components could goose device margins and put a bit more financial luster on the proposed merger, analyst says.
News Analysis | 3/21/2019 | Post a comment
Spending expected to be sporadic as operators weigh when and how to migrate to distributed access architectures.
News Analysis | 3/1/2019 | Post a comment
In another CableLabs-related personnel move, Ike Elliott has succeeded Mitch Ashley as president of organization's for-profit Kyrio subsidiary.
News Analysis | 2/20/2019 | Post a comment
Israel-based Inango claims its cloud/client 'Virtual Services' platform can enable service providers to layer on and sell additional services via memory-starved, in-home devices.
Breznick Unbound | 2/11/2019 | 3 comments
Cable leaders will make the case for their new 10G initiative at Light Reading's Cable Next-Gen Technologies & Strategies event in Denver next month.
News Analysis | 2/7/2019 | Post a comment
MSO said to be giving serious consideration to open source software stack amid discussions on how to establish a degree of coexistence between Prpl and RDK-B.
LRTV Documentaries | 2/4/2019 | Post a comment
Could our Cable Next-Gen Tech event make your cable dreams come true? Or are we just being delusional? In his head, LR cable guy Alan Breznick is there already...
News Analysis | 2/1/2019 | Post a comment
Eyeing a closing by mid-year 2019, Arris shareholders have resoundingly approved the proposed $7.4 billion acquisition by CommScope.
News Analysis | 1/18/2019 | 1 comment
Casa stock gets walloped as Q4 results come in well below estimates.
The Bauminator | 12/12/2018 | 1 comment
MSO notified CableLabs of intention to terminate its membership in January 2018, but CableLabs cites that it requires at least three years notice.
News Analysis | 12/3/2018 | Post a comment
A higher, 25% tariff slated to take effect in 2019 is postponed for 90 days as the sides try to iron out a long-term trade arrangement.
The Bauminator | 11/27/2018 | 3 comments
Broadband homes that consume 1 Terabyte-plus of data per month more than doubled, Cisco data shows. Will ISPs raise their data ceilings?
News Analysis | 11/26/2018 | Post a comment
CommScope could get $500 million for that unit 'in a distressed sale to a financial buyer,' Jefferies analyst George Notter suggests.
The Philter | 11/19/2018 | Post a comment
CommScope and Arris are merging. Though they frame this as a complementary deal, there's some lingering questions about the broader strategic rationale of the deal and if this is, indeed, a marriage made in technology heaven.
News Analysis | 11/19/2018 | 1 comment
Will only confirm that Technicolor 'regularly reviews and evaluates strategic alternatives for its assets' and that no decisions have been made.
The Bauminator | 11/15/2018 | Post a comment
Investors see marriage as a way for CommScope to buy cash flow, Raymond James analyst suggests.
News Analysis | 11/9/2018 | 4 comments
'We certainly weren't out trolling or looking' to be acquired, Arris CEO Bruce McClelland says.
News Analysis | 11/8/2018 | 2 comments
Arris deal presented 'best path' after CommScope analyzed how to rejuvenate its business and shore up its positioning for the 5G era, CEO says.
News Analysis | 11/8/2018 | 6 comments
They expect the merger, valuing Arris at $31.75 per share with an eye fixed on the 5G era, to produce annual cost synergies of more than $150 million within three years.
LRTV Interviews | 11/7/2018 | Post a comment
Light Reading cable guru Jeff Baumgartner highlights some of the key takeaways from the inaugural Cable Next-Gen Europe, noting how the region's operators are taking different routes with their network strategies and digging into the impact that 5G will have on the sector.
News Analysis | 11/7/2018 | Post a comment
A deal would value Arris at more than $31 per share, CNBC says.
News Analysis | 11/5/2018 | Post a comment
Bracing for 5G, network upgrades and enhancements, and pay-TV's next chapter will be among the themes and topics for Tuesday's Cable Next-Gen Europe event in London.
News Analysis | 11/2/2018 | Post a comment
With a tariff increase on the horizon, the Boston-based maker of cable modems and gateways looks to move production out of China, raise product prices.
News Analysis | 10/30/2018 | Post a comment
Says its CableOS platform is involved in a mix of commercial deployments and field trials with 25 cable ops.
LRTV Interviews | 10/29/2018 | Post a comment
Heavy Reading's Alan Breznick and Light Reading's Jeff Baumgartner discuss the tech topics that resonated in Atlanta at SCTE's annual confab, including Full Duplex DOCSIS, expanded spectrum DOCSIS, distributed access architectures, AI, and what critical role cable might play in the 5G era.
News Analysis | 10/26/2018 | Post a comment
Short of removing broadband equipment from the proposed new tariffs, Arris seeks more time to make changes to its complex supply chain.
News Analysis | 10/25/2018 | Post a comment
New DOCSIS 3.1 router for cable ops builds in 802.11ax, 'EasyMesh' for whole-home WiFi.
News Analysis | 10/25/2018 | 8 comments
Such a deal would bring another massive wave of consolidation to the wireline and wireless infrastructure sector and establish an even larger supplier with a major focus on the cable industry.
The Bauminator | 10/24/2018 | 1 comment
Cisco debuts Full Duplex DOCSIS node, Nokia nets virtual networking deal, Buckeye goes with Harmonic's 'CableOS,' SCTE IDs winners of first Adaptive Power Challenge, and more.
CxO Spotlight | 10/23/2018 | 1 comment
Arris is researching new technologies and techniques using expanded spectrum and a new generation of amplifiers that could serve as an alternative to Full Duplex DOCSIS and extend the life of HFC networks.
The Bauminator | 10/22/2018 | Post a comment
A proposed standard aims to allow upgrades to legacy technologies like DOCSIS, or new capabilities, such as 5G or PON, to be snapped into a generic (and modular) node housing.
News Analysis | 10/22/2018 | 1 comment
Engineers offer updates on new specs and technologies that will take cable's widely deployed HFC network to the next level, economically and at scale.
News Analysis | 10/18/2018 | 2 comments
Comcast says speed is still key, but emphasis is shifting to whole-home connectivity, control and the broader consumer experience.
News Analysis | 10/18/2018 | Post a comment
Hooks WiFi mesh software into cable-backed RDK-B open source software stack for gateways and extenders, claims tier-1 operator has given the greenlight.
News Analysis | 10/17/2018 | Post a comment
Incoming president & CEO Joseph Wytanis vows that Zoom, equipped with the Motorola brand, will avoid being a 'me-too' player as it chases after a market segment dominated by Arris and Technicolor.
News Analysis | 10/17/2018 | 1 comment
Cable modem and broadband networking company has struck deals with customers to absorb most of the current tariffs costs along with plans to shift more production and its supply chain for devices outside of China by the first half of 2019.
Breznick Unbound | 10/15/2018 | Post a comment
Major European provider will lay out the strategy behind its new Vodafone TV streaming service at Light Reading's Cable Next-Gen Europe event in London next month.
News Analysis | 10/15/2018 | Post a comment
Analyst expects that Arris will absorb 'at least a portion' of new US tariffs as operators intend to hold vendor to modem price agreements struck prior to tariff introduction.
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